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Spurtonic Wins Gr3 David Jones Cup
At Caulfield, retired Arrowfield Stud stallion & former Australian Champion Sire Flying Spur (Danehill-Rolls, by Mr Prospector) added a 90th individual stakes-winner when 4YO gelding Spurtonic (Flying Spur-Platonic, by Nassipour) scored by 2.25-lengths for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $150,000 Gr3 David Jones Cup (2000m) for 3YO+, over fellow 4YO gelding Bass Strait (Holy Roman Emperor-Crystalline, by Zabeel) & 5YO gelding Garud (High Chaparral-Global Pearl, by Acatenango). This was the progressive Spurtonic's first stakes victory and took his record to 5 wins & 3 placings from 13 starts for $288,010 earnings.